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  • Nouns

    1. 1. NOUNS adapted from Sandra Boyd
    2. 2. Common and Proper Nouns• A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea.• A common noun names any person, place, thing or idea. Common nouns are not capitalized, unless they come at the beginning of a sentence.• Examples:•• teacher baseball city
    3. 3. Common Nouns car dog doorboat mother love
    4. 4. Common Nounshouse car dog door boat mother love
    5. 5. Common Nounshouse car dog door boat mother love desk
    6. 6. ASSIGNMENT #11. Write six (6) common nouns.2. Write a declarative sentence with two of your nouns.3. Write an interrogative sentence with two of your nouns.
    7. 7. • A proper noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea. Proper nouns are always capitalized.• Examples: Atlanta Braves New York
    8. 8. Proper Nouns• A proper noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea. Proper nouns are always capitalized.• Examples: Atlanta Braves New York
    9. 9. Proper Nouns
    10. 10. Proper NounsMr. Delbridge
    11. 11. Proper NounsMr. Delbridge George Washington
    12. 12. Proper NounsMr. Delbridge George Washington Jeffrson Memorial
    13. 13. Proper NounsMr. Delbridge George Washington Baptist Hospital Jeffrson Memorial
    14. 14. Proper NounsMr. Delbridge Mercury Boulevard George Washington Baptist Hospital Jeffrson Memorial
    15. 15. ASSIGNMENT #21. Write six (6) proper nouns.2. Write an exclamatory sentence with two of your nouns.3. Write an interrogative sentence with two of your nouns.
    16. 16. Concrete Nouns
    17. 17. Concrete Nouns• One class of nouns is concrete. You can experience this group of nouns with your five senses: you see them, hear them, smell them, taste them, and feel them. If you cannot see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something, it is not a concrete noun.
    18. 18. Concrete Nouns• One class of nouns is concrete. You can experience this group of nouns with your five senses: you see them, hear them, smell them, taste them, and feel them. If you cannot see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something, it is not a concrete noun.• Concrete nouns can be common, proper, countable, uncountable, collective, and appear in singular or plural forms.
    19. 19. Concrete Nouns• One class of nouns is concrete. You can experience this group of nouns with your five senses: you see them, hear them, smell them, taste them, and feel them. If you cannot see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something, it is not a concrete noun.• Concrete nouns can be common, proper, countable, uncountable, collective, and appear in singular or plural forms.• Examples: gloves pickle desk
    20. 20. Concrete Nouns• One class of nouns is concrete. You can experience this group of nouns with your five senses: you see them, hear them, smell them, taste them, and feel them. If you cannot see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something, it is not a concrete noun.• Concrete nouns can be common, proper, countable, uncountable, collective, and appear in singular or plural forms.• Examples: gloves pickle desk
    21. 21. Concrete Nouns• One class of nouns is concrete. You can experience this group of nouns with your five senses: you see them, hear them, smell them, taste them, and feel them. If you cannot see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something, it is not a concrete noun.• Concrete nouns can be common, proper, countable, uncountable, collective, and appear in singular or plural forms.• Examples: gloves pickle desk
    22. 22. Concrete Nouns• One class of nouns is concrete. You can experience this group of nouns with your five senses: you see them, hear them, smell them, taste them, and feel them. If you cannot see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something, it is not a concrete noun.• Concrete nouns can be common, proper, countable, uncountable, collective, and appear in singular or plural forms.• Examples: gloves pickle desk
    23. 23. • Reliable, Dianes beagle, licked strawberry ice cream off her chin. Concrete Nouns• Ice cream, for example, is a concrete noun. You can see the pink. You can taste the berry flavor. You can feel your tongue growing numb from the cold. Any noun that you can experience with at least one of your five senses is a concrete noun. 9
    24. 24. ASSIGNMENT #31. Write four (4) concrete nouns.2. Write a declarative sentence with two of your nouns.3. Write an imperative sentence with two of your nouns.
    25. 25. Abstract Nouns
    26. 26. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.
    27. 27. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.
    28. 28. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.• Examples:
    29. 29. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.• Examples:
    30. 30. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.• Examples: love laziness fear
    31. 31. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.• Examples: love laziness fear
    32. 32. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.• Examples: love laziness fear
    33. 33. Abstract Nouns• An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses.• Examples: love laziness fear
    34. 34. • Abstract nouns are like the opposite of concrete nouns. These are nouns that name things you cannot see, smell, taste, hear, or touch. They refer to emotions, ideas, concepts, tenets, beliefs, or your state of being.• Examples include: love, hate, bigotry, acceptance, tyranny, democracy, freedom, power, happiness, curiosity, peace, maturity, deceit, trust, integrity, culture, patience, rage, calm, anticipation, education, stupidity, safety, evil, progress, shopping, and virtue. 12
    35. 35. Abstract Noun• Diane pushed Reliable off her lap to register her disapproval.• Disapproval is an example of an abstract noun. What color is disapproval? You dont know because you cannot see it. What texture is disapproval? Who knows? You cannot touch it. What flavor is disapproval? No clue! You cannot taste it! Does it make a sound? Of course not! Does it smell? Not a bit! 13
    36. 36. ASSIGNMENT #41. Write four (4) abstract nouns.2. Write an exclamatory sentence with two of your nouns.3. Write an imperative sentence with two of your nouns.
    37. 37. Compound nouns are nouns that aremade up of two or more words.Compound nouns can be written asone word- hometown -or as more thanone word- ice cream . Othercompound words are written as two ormore words joined byhyphens- mother-in-law .
    38. 38. Compound NounsCompound nouns are nouns that aremade up of two or more words.Compound nouns can be written asone word- hometown -or as more thanone word- ice cream . Othercompound words are written as two ormore words joined byhyphens- mother-in-law .
    39. 39. bookmark doorknob strongbox necklacehighchair
    40. 40. One Word Compound Nouns bookmark doorknob strongbox necklacehighchair
    41. 41. ASSIGNMENT #51. Write two (2) one word compound nouns.2. Write a declarative sentence with one of your nouns.
    42. 42. age-group great-grandmotherrunner-up go-cart
    43. 43. Hyphenated Nouns age-group great-grandmotherrunner-up go-cart
    44. 44. ASSIGNMENT #61. Write two (2) hyphenated nouns.
    45. 45. Collective Nouns Name a group of individuals or things. class family team herd crowd club
    46. 46. Collective Nouns Name a group of individuals or things. class family committee team herd crowd club
    47. 47. Collective Nouns Name a group of individuals or things. class family committee team herd crowd audience club
    48. 48. ASSIGNMENT #71. Write five (5) collective nouns.
    49. 49. A possessive noun names who or what owns or has something.Possessive nouns can be commonor proper nouns. They can also be singular or plural. The followingpairs of sentences show possessive nouns are formed.
    50. 50. Possessive Nouns A possessive noun names who or what owns or has something.Possessive nouns can be commonor proper nouns. They can also be singular or plural. The followingpairs of sentences show possessive nouns are formed.
    51. 51. Possessive Nouns Mike owns a book about inventions.Several books have indexes.
    52. 52. Possessive Nouns Mike owns a book about inventions. Mikes book is about inventions.Several books have indexes.
    53. 53. Possessive Nouns Mike owns a book about inventions. Mikes book is about inventions.Several books have indexes. Check several books indexes.
    54. 54. Most Singular Nouns add an apostrophe and an –s (‘s). Examples: a girl -- a girl’s coat Wichita – Wichita’s populationSingular Nouns ending in –s add an apostrophe and –s (‘s). Ex.: Joseph Ives – Joseph Ives’s clock Alexis – Alexis’s book
    55. 55. Forming Possessive Nouns Most Singular Nouns add an apostrophe and an –s (‘s). Examples: a girl -- a girl’s coat Wichita – Wichita’s populationSingular Nouns ending in –s add an apostrophe and –s (‘s). Ex.: Joseph Ives – Joseph Ives’s clock Alexis – Alexis’s book
    56. 56. Plural Nouns ending in -s add an apostrophe (‘). Examples: boys –boys’ The Wrights – the Wrights’ planePlural Nouns not ending in –s add an apostrophe and –s (‘s). Ex.: children – children’s toys women – women’s organization
    57. 57. Forming Possessive Nouns Plural Nouns ending in -s add an apostrophe (‘). Examples: boys –boys’ The Wrights – the Wrights’ planePlural Nouns not ending in –s add an apostrophe and –s (‘s). Ex.: children – children’s toys women – women’s organization
    58. 58. Forming Possessive Nouns Plural Nouns ending in -s add an apostrophe (‘). Examples: boys –boys’ The Wrights – the Wrights’ planePlural Nouns not ending in –s add an apostrophe and –s (‘s). Ex.: children – children’s toys women – women’s organization
    59. 59. Forming Possessive Nouns Plural Nouns ending in -s add an apostrophe (‘). Examples: boys –boys’ The Wrights – the Wrights’ planePlural Nouns not ending in –s add an apostrophe and –s (‘s). Ex.: children – children’s toys women – women’s organization
    60. 60. ASSIGNMENT #81. Write four (4) possessivenoun phrases.Example:-Maria’s toy-All the dads’ cars

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